BOSTON – Good afternoon from TD Garden in Boston for the start of the 61st Annual Beanpot Tournament. In the first semifinal, the Northeastern Huskies (7-13-3, 4-11-3 Hockey East) will take on the 29-time title winners, the No. 11/13 Boston University Terriers (13-10-1, 10-7-1 Hockey East).
Both teams are coming off losses in their last games on Friday night. BU’s was a 5-1 drubbing at the hands of UMass in Amherst, while Northeastern was on the wrong end of a close 3-1 score against New Hampshire.
Here are the starting line-ups:
Kevin Roy – Garrett Vermeersch – Vinny Saponari
Steve Morra – Braden Pimm – Cody Ferriero
Robbie Vrolyk – Mike McMurtry – Adam Reid
Ben Oskroba – Zak Stone – Ryan Belonger
Mike Gunn – Josh Manson
Dax Lauwers – Colton Saucerman
Jarrett Fennell – Dan Cornell
Chris Rawlings (7-8-1, 2.88, .910)
Matt Nieto – Cason Hohmann – Sahir Gill
Wade Megan – Danny O’Regan – Evan Rodrigues
Matt Lane – Ben Rosen – Sam Kurker
Mike Moran – Ryan Santana – Ryan Ruikka
Sean Escobedo – Alexx Privitera
Garrett Noonan – Matt Grzelcyk
Ahti Oksanen – Patrick MacGregor
Matt O’Connor (7-6-0, 2.90, ,910)
Joshua Kummins covers Hockey East for SB Nation. Follow him on Twitter @JoshuaKummins.